Nursing Care Plan
Panic Disorder and Phobias Nursing Care Plan

Panic Disorder and Phobias Nursing Care Plan

Panic disorders and phobias are expound to be a disabling condition which presents a profound impact in life to a point that it can impair the social, family, and working lives of the individual suffering from it. These commonly transpire among young adult, and such conditions should not be marginalized because a simple manifestation of...
Thyroidectomy Nursing Care Plan

Thyroidectomy Nursing Care Plan

Thyroidectomy, although rare, may be performed to patients with thyroid cancer, hyperthyroidism, and drug reactions to antithyroid agents; pregnant women who cannot be managed with drugs; patients who do not want radiation therapy; and patients with large goiters who do not respond to antithyroid drugs. Thyroidectomy may entail different surgical interventions, depending on the type...
Urolithiasis (Renal Calculi) Nursing Care Plan

Urolithiasis (Renal Calculi) Nursing Care Plan

Kidney stones (calculi) are formed of mineral deposits, most commonly calcium oxalate and calcium phosphate; however, uric acid, struvite, and cystine are also calculus formers. Although renal calculi can form anywhere in the urinary tract, they are most commonly found in the renal pelvis and calyces. Renal calculi can remain asymptomatic until passed into a...
Myocardial Infarction (MI) Nursing Care Plan

Myocardial Infarction (MI) Nursing Care Plan

  Myocardial infarction (MI) is caused by marked reduction/loss of blood flow through one or more of the coronary arteries, resulting in cardiac muscle ischemia and necrosis.   Pathophysiology    The reduced blood flow usually results from blockage of a thrombus in coronary artery. This may also trasnpire due to the following events: Spasm of the...
Hypertension (HPN) Nursing Care Plan

Hypertension (HPN) Nursing Care Plan

Hypertension, widely known as high blood pressure, has been seen to cause 7.5 million deaths or about 12.8% of total deaths according to World Health Organization. This also responsible for the 57 million disability adjusted life years which equates to 3.7% disability adjusted life years. Definition Blood pressure greater than 140/90 mm hg and is...
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) Nursing Care Plan

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) Nursing Care Plan

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is the advanced enlargement of the prostate gland that is brought about by varying degrees of urethral obstruction and restriction of urinary flow. However, some men does not experience any symptoms for years. This condition is common among men 50 years old and above. Etiology  The cause of BPH is still unknown. ...
Nursing Care Plan Lung Cancer

Nursing Care Plan Lung Cancer

Lung cancer is the leading cancer killer among men and women in the United States, last 2008 (American Cancer Society, 2008). In the Philippines, Lung Cancer deaths reached 8,518 or 2.02% of total deaths according to a survey by WHO last 2011. Classification/Staging Lung cancer is divided into two categories: small cell lung cancers (SCLC)...
Appendectomy Nursing Care Plan - Risk for Infection

Appendectomy Nursing Care Plan – Risk for Infection

Appendectomy of the surgical removal of the appendix is the only known procedure or remedy to the deceased organ. An inflamed appendix is very fragile and is easily ruptured even with light irritation. This is why too much palpation on the area is discouraged. Another medical intervention that needs caution is the giving of analgesics...
Rheumatoid Arthritis Nursing Care Plan

Rheumatoid Arthritis Nursing Care Plan

Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease without an unknown origin that affects peripheral joints, muscles, tendons, and ligaments, and blood vessels. Rheumatoid is more common in women than men. It affects 1% of the population worldwide. (Khana, Arnold, Pencharz, et al., 2006) According to World Health Report last 2002, Rheumatoid Arthritis is the 31st leading...
Burns Nursing Care Plan (NCP) - Risk for infection

Burns Nursing Care Plan (NCP) – Risk for infection

Burns are injuries in the integumentary system cause by friction, heat, chemicals, and electricity. Management and treatment of burns is essential because it is painful and it can cause physical deformities. There are three types of burns: First degree burns. This is the most common and least serious among the three. It only affects the...
Nursing Care Plan Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Nursing Care Plan Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Let’s take a different turn in figuring out how to manage patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. This nursing care plan is not in table format so that you may learn the art of making a plan on your own. This is only a guide wherein you will be efficient in your nursing care. Case...
Esophagitis Nursing Care Plan - Acute Pain

Esophagitis Nursing Care Plan – Acute Pain

Esophagitis, an inflammation of the esophagus due to exposure of the esophageal lining to upward or downward irritating chemicals (alkali or acids) causes extreme pain and malnutrition. This is a reversible condition if early diagnosis and proper treatment are employed. Among the conservative managements of esophagitis is lifestyle changes which mainly consists of exercise, diet,...
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